Kalmiopsis Audubon Society
Curry County, Oregon

Port Orford Christmas Bird Count December 28, 1996
By Jim Rogers

 
REGION 1: (Area 1) - North Langlois Ranches
	  (Area 2) - Langlois/Floras Creek/Floras Lake/New River

REGION 2: (Area 3) - Blacklock/Airport & Grassy Knob

REGION 3: (Area 4) - Cape Blanco/Lower Sixes R.

REGION 4: (Area 5) -  Lower Elk R.  
	  (Area 6) - Upper Elk 

REGION 5: (Area 8) - N. Port Orford 
          (Area 9) - S. Port Orford 
	
 
REGION				1	2	3	4	5	total 
 
Red-throated Loon		2		10		6	18	 
Pacific Loon					80		9	89 
Common Loon					8		3	11 
(loon sp.)					40			40 
Pied-billed Grebe		4		2		3	9 
Horned Grebe			1				23	24 
Red-necked Grebe						5	5 
Eared Grebe							2	2 
Western Grebe			4		25		18	47 
Double-crstd. Cormorant		1		2		9	12 
Brandt's Cormorant				1		3	4 
Pelagic Cormorant				40		3	43 
(cormorant species)			5	13			18 
Great Blue Heron		2	1	3	1	3	10 
Great Egret			1					1 
Tundra Swan			4					4 
Canada Goose			43					43 
Wood Duck					2		4	6 
Green-winged Teal		1					1   
Mallard				82	22	5		11     	120 
Pintail				3		12	23		38 
American Wigeon			22					22 
Ring-necked Duck		27		2			29 
Greater Scaup			16				1	17 
Harlequin Duck					8		7	15 
Black Scoter					4			4 
Surf Scoter				11	25		27	63 
White-winged Scoter		1		4	2	1	8 
(scoter species)				20		12	32 
Bufflehead			24		54	56	37	171	  
Hooded Merganser		19			24	2	45 
Common Merganser		3			4	1	8 
Red-breasted Merganser						1	1 
Ruddy Duck			1					1 
Osprey								1	1 
Bald Eagle					2			2 
Northern Harrier		2		1			3 
Red-tailed Hawk			3		1	2	3	9 
American Kestrel		1		1			2 
Merlin						1 			1
Peregrine Falcon		1		1		1	3 
Wild Turkey					12			12 
California Quail		10	12		3	2	27 
Virginia Rail					13		8	21 
Sora				1				1	2 
American Coot			97				8	105 
Killdeer			8		2	5		15 
Black Oystercatcher			3	1		1	5 
Black Turnstone			20		6		10	36 
Surfbird					45		25	70 
Sanderling			2		6		6	14 
Western Sandpiper		12					12 
Least Sandpiper			12					12 
Common Snipe			5		17	3		25 
Mew Gull			30		225		1	255 
Ring-billed Gull		21					21 
California Gull					83		56	139 
Herring Gull					30		4	34 
Thayer’s Gull					3			3 
Western Gull			5	5	85		104	199 
(w X gw gull)					30			30 
Glaucous-winged Gull		30		25		15	70 
(gull sp.)			35		200		22	257 
Ancient Murrelet						1	1 
Band-tailed Pigeon						2	2 
Mourning Dove							31	31 
Great-horned Owl		1		2			3 
Anna's Hummingbird						2	2 
Belted Kingfisher					2	2	4	 
Mourning Dove							15	15 
Downy Woodpecker		3				1	4 
Hairy Woodpecker						2	2 
Northern Flicker		35	8	5	20	17	85 
Black Phoebe			1			3		4	 
Steller's Jay			10	1	18	2	42	73 
American Crow			145				1	146	 
Common Raven			13		6	5		24 
Black-capped Chickadee		8		6	12	7	33 
Mountain Chickadee						1	1 
Chestnut-backed Chickadee			2	3	43	48 
Bushtit				5				3	8 
Red-breasted Nuthatch						3	3 
Bewick’s Wren			1					1	 
Winter Wren			3		7	2	13	25 
Marsh Wren			8		3			11 
American Dipper						1		1 
Golden-crowned Kinglet		2		9	8	52	71 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet		2	1	10	14	8	35	 
Hermit Thrush			2	1	5	3	2	13 
American Robin			1195	88	109	140	73	1605 
Varied Thrush			2	7	7	22	45	83 
Wrentit				3		4		6	13 
American Pipit			4					4 
Northern Shrike			1					1 
European Starling		200		3	40	2	245 
Yellow-rumped Warbler		14		5		3	22 
Townsend's Warbler				1		2	3 
Palm Warbler						1		1 
Spotted(Rufous-sided) Towhee	4		7	5	34	50 
Savannah Sparrow		1		3			4 
Fox Sparrow			6	6	12	1	20	45 
Song Sparrow			23	1	52	13	36	125 
Lincoln’s Sparrow		1			1		2 
Swamp Sparrow			1					1 
White-throated Sparrow  					2	2 
Golden-crowned Sparrow		6	6	16	10	11	49 
White-crowned Sparrow		52		54	78	32	216 
Harris’ Sparrow							1	1 
Dark-eyed Junco			54	3	44	140	188	429 
Red-winged Blackbird		10				19	29 
Western Meadowlark				9	87		96 
Brewer's Blackbird		28		30	40	25	123 
Purple Finch							3	3 
House Finch			22		2		11	35	 
Pine Siskin			2		20	2	142	166 
House Sparrow						25	6	31 
 
 
Total Species:  111 
Total Individuals:  6376 
 
Species seen Count Week, but not Count Day: 
	Green-backed Heron, Black-shouldered Kite, 
	Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk 
 

Kalmiopsis Audubon Society
P.O. Box 1265
Port Orford, OR 97465

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